Mirren will play the role of Atlas’s daughter, Hespera, and with this she will officially join the DC Extended Universe.
The outlet also confirms that Rachel Zegler will join the sequel, with Zegler and Mirren playing “sisters who both may or may not be of ill intent.”
Mirren, who won an Academy Award in 2006 for her performance in The Queen, also has three other Oscar nominations under her belt. She was in RED 2, The Fate of the Furious, and Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw.
She was Shaw/Jason Statham’s mom. She’ll be back in that role for F9.
Shazam! Fury of the Gods is currently scheduled to come out on June 2, 2023.